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4-Year NROTC Scholarship

The NROTC Scholarship application portal is hosted by the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC). Click on the link below to start your application process. Feel free to contact the Notre Dame NROTC Recruiting Officer at if you have any questions about the process or our program here at Notre Dame.

NROTC Preparatory Program (NPP) at Notre Dame

The NPP application window opens on October 1st with a priority deadline of December 1st. The recommended application deadline is January 1st. Any applications after that date will be considered on a case-by-case basis and dependent on scholarship availability.

College Program (Incoming/Current Tri-Campus Students)

For applicants applying before the summer prior to their freshman year, we will also send you to New Student Indoctrination (NSI) that summer. College Programmers must fill out the NSI package and send it to Our unit will coordinate your NSI dates and travel. You can find the NSI package and more information at

The priority deadline for incoming freshmen College Progam applicants is May 15th. If you intend to join the Notre Dame NROTC unit and missed the deadline, enroll in “Intro to Naval Science” and contact the Notre Dame NROTC Recruiting Officer for further instruction. However, this will impact your chances of receiving a Sideload Scholarship in the future.

For current Tri-Campus students, you must complete the application process one month prior to your next semester’s course registration window.